[aur-general] AUR 3.0.0-rc1 released

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.info
Wed Apr 30 19:57:33 EDT 2014

On 2014-04-30 17:20, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> A first release candidate of the AUR 3.0.0 has been released! You can
> give it a try at [1]. Note that due to internal changes, the setup at
> aur-dev.archlinux.org uses a different database than aur.archlinux.org.
> You should be able login using your regular AUR account, though.
> The most important changes are:
> * Full split package support.
> * Support for {make,check,opt}depends, conflicts, provides, ...
> * Full support for the new fields in the RPC interface.
> * Metadata support. Use mkaurball instead of `makepkg --source` to
>   generate source tarballs for the AUR`. You can get it from [2] -- it
>   will eventually be moved to [community].
> Note that in order to obtain the new fields, you need to request the 
> new
> version of the RPC API explicitly, like this:
>     https://aur-dev.archlinux.org/rpc.php?type=info&arg=pass&v=2
> Otherwise, the replies default to the old format for compatibility
> reasons.
> Please report any bugs to the AUR bug tracker [3].
> [1] https://aur-dev.archlinux.org/
> [2] https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/pkgbuild-introspection-git/
> [3] https://bugs.archlinux.org/index.php?project=2

It appears that pkgbase is now the important part of a PKGBUILD, that's 
what people would be requesting deletion or merging on? Makes merges a 
bit tough, since you can't upload a PKGBUILD with a different pkgbase 
but an overlapping pkgname.

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